Nearest performances

Ballet in two actsNutcracker19 december21 december31 december2 january4 january7 january
Opera in two actsLa Traviata24 december25 december17 january
Ballet by John Cranko in three actsOnegin10 january
Ballet in two actsSwan Lake23 january24 january
Ballet in three actsSpartacus13 february
Ballet in two acts Production by Yuri GrigorovichGiselle14 february7 march7 march
Opera in four actsPrince Igor11 march12 march
Ballet in three actsA Legend of Love2 april4 april
Ballet by John Neumeier in three acts with a prologueLady of the Camellias30 april


Pavel Klinichev graduated from the Moscow State Conservatoire in 2000 (choral, opera and symphony conducting). A year later, he became the Bolshoi staff conductor.
His repertoire includes many of the masterpieces of Western and Russian opera and ballet.
In 2002, Maestro Klinichev made his debut at the Bolshoi as Music Director in Marice Jarre’s Notre dame de Paris (choreography by Roland Petit) followed by Shostakovich’s The Golden Age (2006), Adan’s Le Corsaire (2007), Pugni’s Esmeralda (2009) and Le Jeune Homme et La Mort to Bach's Passacaglia (2010).
Maestro Klinichev was Music Director of number opera and ballet productions in other Russian theatres: The Tsar’s Bride and Swan Lake in Ekaterinburg; Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet in Rostov-on-Don; I Pagliacci, Iolanta and Eugene Onegin in Astrakhan.
Maestro Klinichev appeared with the Bolshoi Opera, Ballet and Orchestra at the most prestigious venues, including Teatro alla Scala, The Metropolitan Opera, The Royal Opera House Covent Garden, The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Opera Garnier, Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo), The National Centre for the Performing Arts (Beijing) and many others.
Mr. Klinichev has appeared with The Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Santa Cecilia Conservatory Orchestra, Taipei Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the West (California), St. Petersburg, Rostov-na-Donu and Saratov Symphony Orchestras with different symphony programs.
Maestro Klinichev’s recordings include a CD with the Bolshoi Chamber Orchestra (Universal label) and a DVD (Khachaturian’s Spartacus performed by The Bolshoi Ballet and Orchestre Colonne) with DECCA label.
He currently teaches symphony conducting at the Moscow State Conservatory.
Since Season 2010/2011 Maestro Kliniched has served as Chief Conductor of the Ekaterinburg Opera Theatre